There are a lot of these! I didn’t know what I was getting myself into when I started writing about common homophones. But here we are on the Ts. Well, there are lots of t-homophones, so this is the first half.
Homophones, remember, are words that sound alike, but have different spellings and definitions. They cause problems for spellers because they sound the same and aren’t caught by spellcheckers. These are words you just have to learn by heart.
Homophones are troublesome words for spellers because they sound identical, but are spelled differently. For some time now, we’ve been working our way alphabetically through the most common homophones in English. Recently, I posted the first set of homophones beginning with the letter S. This post addresses the rest of those.